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Prevalence, age of onset, and natural history of thyroid disease in Pendred syndrome.

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BACKGROUND: We have sought to establish the prevalence of goitre within a Pendred syndrome (PS) cohort and to document the course of thyroid disease in this patient group. As part of a genetic study of PS we have assessed 57 subjects by perchlorate discharge test and in 52 (M 21, F 31, age range 9-54 years) a discharge of radioiodide of >10% was observed. RESULTS: Goitre was present in 43 (83%) of the cohort (28 F, 15 M), generally developing after the age of 10 years, 56% remained euthyro...

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Reardon, W More by this author
Chowdhury, T More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
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Journal:
Journal of medical genetics
Volume:
36
Issue:
8
Pages:
595-598
Publication date:
1999-08-05
EISSN:
1468-6244
ISSN:
0022-2593
URN:
uuid:c18b6b5b-f831-40d0-badf-8da9c6c5dea8
Source identifiers:
138262
Local pid:
pubs:138262

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